Two Men Abducted in Chechnya
Local sources have reported that two male civilian were abducted in the Russian occupied Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
According to the information, on December 24, soldiers from the Russian Interior Ministry’s Urus-Martan District Unit and North Caucasus Federal District Unit, as well as armed bandits from the pro-Moscow regime carried out a joint punishment operation at a check point on the Kavkaz Federal Highway near an exit for the village of Gekhi, within the Urus-Martan District. A male resident from the village of Salazhi, born in 1986, was abducted at the checkpoint. The hostage was accused of providing food to members of the Chechen National Liberation Movement.
On the same day, soldiers from the Russian Interior Ministry’s Sunzha District Unit and armed bandits from the pro-Russian regime organized another joint punishment operation in the Sunzha District. A male resident from Grozny, born in 1985, was abducted during the operation. The hostage was accused of providing food to members of the Chechen National Liberation Movement in September 2012.
The fate and whereabouts of the hostages are unknown at the moment.
*Text was written by Waynakh Online and edited by Michael Capobianco